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keeping order in the city threatened to quit over a political feud, accord fog a cable sent -- according to a cable stent on september 11th. >>> the bay area will pay tribute to chris stevens next week. next tuesday, more than 700 people are expected to attend a public memorial at san francisco's city hall. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growe
grading system is gaining support in baltimore city hall. >> that system would change the way city health officials inspect restaurants and bars by shining letter grades that would be posted in full view of customers. we give you a closer look. >> over jimmy's, the lunch rush is in full swing. not much has changed since the owner's family opened the place in the late '40s, so when asked about a new proposal by the city to assign grades to restaurants and bars concerning their city health inspections, he told us, why change the system that already works? >> the health department does their inspections. they do a good job of it. if a place should be closed down, it's closed down. i don't see what letter grades on the front really mean in reality. >> the bottom line is is the citizens deserve to know the conditions of the places they choose to eat. right now in the city they cannot do that. >> the idea comes from brandon scott and has full support from the city council. he said he got the idea after a number of complaints from his district at a recent trip to north carolina where all of the
to keep the fans moving. the loser will have to apply the plight of the winning city over city hall. -- fly the flag of the winning city over city hall. >> nasa is concerned over what curiosity salt. >> what inspired astor not martelly to write a book about a mouse? >> cloudy and chilly now, but much better weather is on the way. pala howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> retired after not martelly, the husband of -- retired astronauts mark kelly has written a book called mouse tronaut. he said he is inspired to write by what he calls a crisis in education. >> we are often not in the top 50 anymore. we used to be at the top. >> there is mark kelly with former -- with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> an incredible look at another first on
last night. 52 degrees. the current temperature downtown. much colder as you step outside the city. some rain showers as well. 48 degrees at bwi. only 45 in westminster. looking to the western part of the state, 34 degrees in oakland. the forecast for today -- highs only in the upper 50's rahm baltimore. rainshowers ending by about 8:00 a.m.. they will lender throughout much of the day. we are expected temperatures around 63 for ocean city. a look at the 7 day forecast when we come back. >> mitt romney attacks president obama's form policy, calling him slow to act. he gave the major foreign-policy address monday at the virginia military institute and talked about the upheaval in the middle east is the president has led from behind. he pledged he would be tougher on iran and criticize the president for being slow to be in the deadly attack on american consulate in libya as an act of terrorism. >> in close to it -- for a world record today by heading out of this world. attempting a 23 mile skydive over new mexico. we are told he could break the sound barrier which means he would be m
cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. the v.p. candidates joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. this morning, the cdc now confirms eight deaths out of 105 cases, those cases spread across the nine states that you see highli
on this vandalism spree tossing paint at city hall, breaking windows. they damaged about a half dozen other businesses including the "oakland tribune," three banks, a kaiser permanente office, and a.c. transit office, and the oakland scientific facility. there are no reports of arrests or injuries. but a very big mess to clean up in downtown oakland this morning. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> around 20 people were arrested for taking part in an unruly protest over the weekend in san francisco. me wearing black clothing allegedly blocked traffic -- people wearing black clothing allegedly blocked traffic and vandalized businesses in the afternoon. officers were hit by flares and paint and rocks. police believe some were involved in similar activity in the mission district earlier. >>> an "occupy" rally continues now in san jose. a small group has been camped out in front of san jose city hall since sunday afternoon. it's the first overnight protest since the "occupy" movement was evicted last year. members say they will stay there until noon today. >>> president barack obama comes back
to points north like new york city and boston, their day off to a rocky start because of this power outage. now, it's primarily affecting amtrak service, although we are seeing an impact to mark service north of baltimore as well. as for amtrak, the 448 acela express to boston as cancelled, the 5:30 northeast regional was cancelled also the express to new york. that gate is listed as closed. we have the 6:30 regional to newark cancelled so we're seeing big delays, big cancellations and inconveniences to travelers headed on amtrak points north from union station this morning. we did speak to a commuter who had a 9:30 meeting in new york city. he looked up at the board here and saw his train was not going to be leaving and so he's scrambling to try to figure out another way to get to that meeting this morning. mark train also points north of baltimore impacted. they have crews working on the situation. we'll update you later on in the show. megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> controversial ads supporting israel now on display in some metro stations. yesterday the transit agency put up th
on fox... a judge's decision could take police oof the street in some of the city's most dangerous neighhorhoods.all of it... over paperwork. paperwork.megan illiland is liveefrom city police headquarters with more on the controversial change in policy. good mornnng uys,many officers don't want to talk possible retribbtion by some ju. judges.it's aal over the use of electronic signaturesson charging documents.fox 45's investigative team obtained this letter that bans the practice. it was written by distrrct court chief judge ben clyburn last month... stating that an ink-on-paper signature is requiied.but ssme officers pn the city say a written signature amounts to more time police officers have time to their own reports of prroable cause and the answer i would say is yes in the past... charging documents would be written and approachhstrongly supportee by phe baltimore city state's attorrey's office. no word on what prompted this change.i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. a beltsville man experiences car trouble... bbt it has ánoth! car!nats of cat meowing! meowing!it was
, heather holmes is live outside the event with the reception he has received in the city. heather. >> reporter: the president just wrapped up the remarks. he spoke to the crowd for about 30 minutes. if you take a look you can see people are beginning to file out. while most were on their feet when john legend was preforming they erupted when the president took to the stage and he calls on them to continue their support and the final 29 days of this campaign. >> we are here because we have work to do. we are here because we have the election to win. we are here because everything we fought for since 2008 is onto line in 2012. i'm going need your help to finish what we started. >> obama. we love you. >> the excitement was high. the line long outside the center outside the 6,000 people who spent up to $7,500 for the concert rally. >> i think obama amazing. i want to get all the support i can and i will seat president. >> reporter: he used the event to rev up the supporters after new polls show the race tightening with romney after his strong show in the debate. >> romney. we wer
's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. >>> five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. >>> orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last nig
. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown, a former rising star, resign his chairmanship and left city politics, his career, in ruins. he was ordered back in court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he was extended in november for felony bank fraud. at his guilty plea last summer, brown had promised to cooperate. but judge richard leon was told tuesday, brown had three times failed to check in as required. brown attempted to apologize. your apology is a little late in the game. what is your excuse, the judge that, cutting off brown. you're five weeks away from sentencing. this is not the way to position yourself. you must be extremely careful. you don't want to know what the next step is. judge leon ordered brown from now on to check in personally at the court once a week. and to adhere to a curfew from 11:00 p.m. at night until 6:30 in the morning. don't be back here until the day of sentencing. this is pretty simple stuff. brown's attorney said his client had gotten the message that he could be jailed if he disobeyed the court again. >> is he clear now on what his pretrial release
, but no major delays. looks good from dale city to 3, 95,the ramp to northbound is there.nt once you get past dale city, not bad, 15 minutes to the beltwa for 24 minutes from southbound on southbound from 695 to the capital beltway. at penn state, former assistant the ball coach jerry will be sentenced in a few hours. >> he is expected to speak at hearing along some of his victims. carter is in a satellite what sandusky is saying from behind bars. >> he has spent the past three months behind bars. he will find out today whether of his spend the rest life in prison. is expected to speak during hearing. we are hearing from him already bars.ehind jerry sandusky is headed back to outt this morning to find will spend thehe rest of his life behind bars. night before his sentencing, matt sandusky issued statement maintaining innocence. >> they can take away my life out as a monster, monster, but they away my heart. my heart i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> he was convicted in june of counts of child sex abuse against 10 boys. he says he now regrets not his -- andstand in his attorney
move the maps to hayward, traffic will be busy heading south to union city. if you are driving to the south bay, we've had heavy traffic on 101 right through there. let's go to the toll plaza. that traffic is backed up. we had an earlier stalled vehicle as you come up through. i just want to put 280 back on. we're going back to the south bay. northbound 280, still very slow, as you can see. 7:25. let's go to steve. >>> well, mostly cloudy. that's in the form of low clouds. a rather robust sea breeze in place. that means temperatures will be very, very cool today. the low cloud deck may be slow with that west wind in place, now the higher clouds gave way to showers and thunderstorms. you can see they went right off us. most of this is drifting south. a west-southwest at 0 at travis. gusts of 25 all the way -- at 20 at -- of 20 at travis. gusts of 25 all the way through. look at the cloud cover just screaming northward from las vegas to sierra heading to tahoe and truckee. we could see some of this tonight. 60s or very low 70s, not much change on friday. a little bit calmer condi
. northbound, though, the lanes are open. there are no issues from dale city into woodbridge. volumes beginning to increase across the occoquan river and springfield. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like in springfield. brake lights are forming basically leaving route 644 as we head for 395. let's go back over to our maps. this time over to 270 out of frederick. there are no problems here from i-70 heading down to clarks burning. -- clarksburg. west side of town looks g. i'll be -- looks good. i'll be back with more at 5:40. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced today. he still maintains he is innocent of the child sex abuse. >> in fact, yesterday he called the pennsylvania radio station to publicly claim he is innocent and announce his plans for an appeal. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center previewing today's hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandusky's victims are heading into court today hoping for a harsh sentence, but sandusky is hoping for a whole new trial, even after he's already b
open. the city council reversed itself last week. "the new york times" reports there may be as many as 1,000 dispensaries in los angeles, maybe more, which far outnumbers starbucks locations there. >> all right. weatherer wi er witer wit er wex ba ba baumgartner is attempting to break the sound barrier. he's trying to break a skydive record that's stood for more than 50 years. so we are going to have live coverage of this event throughout the morning right here on cnn. >> yes, we are. it seems like the craziest thing i ever heard of. >>> still unbeaten, the houston texans 5-0 after beating the new york jets 23-17 in "monday night football." arian foster led the way with 152 yards and a touchdown. the texans and atlanta falcons are the only nfl teams still without a loss. >> 5:07. the surprise star of last week's presidential debate lands a role in a brand new political ad. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> so much for big bird and the race to the white house. that's coming up. ou had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ male announcer ] tums smoothies. 100% new. ♪ 100%
and at libraries, fire houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers or on election day at their polling place. >>> all right, coming up, david blaine wraps up his stunt in new york city. >> already? >> yeah. >> okay. the series is all tied up. the final games against the cardinals shift to washington. >> redskins' backup quarterbacks weigh in on rg3's status this sunday. dave ross has this morning's sports breakfast after the break. >> and we'll get the latest weather and traffic from gwen and julie, that's coming up next. hey, wt are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. infringement on our lives.s like such an... how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwa
officials in that country are pretty confident that this drone took off south of siden, the coastal city in lebanon, then flew south over the mediterranean, took a left turn, came in over the gaza strip before heading in over the southern israeli desert where it was brought down. secondly, they point out that hezbollah has a history with drones. they launched one during the war between hezbollah and israel back in 2006. that one flew successfully. there was a less successful launch a couple of years before that. as for a reason, israeli military officials believe that the hezbollah may have been flying this drone on behalf of their allies, iran, trying to get reconnaissance information on a nuclear facility in southern israel. >> shep: and iran weighing in. >> a member of the revolutionary guard saying ha what it shows is that israel's air defenses don't work. in particular the so-called iron dome system. israeli officials point out that's a missile defense system. not a low flying plane defense system. they'll point to that video they released showing how they destroyed the drone when t
of any city, you know, where there is an important game. you'll have a sellout crowd. you'll obviously have a lot of issues with a lot of people. >> reporter: and coming up at 6:00, we'll let you know why the best way to get here tomorrow may be on two wheels. live at the navy yard metro station. news4. >> we want to welcome adam. a familiar name to us. >> we've been will nlistening t. all of my friends told me, congratulated us for stealing you from them. so welcome. it is really good. >> reporter: nice to be here. >> it is good to see and you really good to have you on board. and good luck getting home tonight in the commute. >> he know how to do that. >> reporter: to everybody out there. good luck to everybody. >> thanks. >>> with game three and game four during the day, you can imagine people are already thinking about their excuse to get from, to get out of work the next couple days. coming up at 5:30, pat collins will be joining us live to tell us how people are planning to get out of work so they can go to the playoffs. >>> he's better be here tomorrow. so should all of us be bu
it's been great. the guys really enjoyed playing here. we love the city. we love the ball park. we love the fans. >> now edwin jackson gets to start for the nats tomorrow. he's one of four nationals players with playoff experience. they won a world series with the cardinals last year. it was chilly out there today. how is the weather looking for game time tomorrow? sue is standing by in the weather center. sue. >> we have good news. it looks like mother nature is going to throw us a gem. the game is at 1:07. while we may start with fog and drizzle in the early morning, it looks like mid-morning, the sun is going to be back out and expecting upper 60s. a little breezy in the late innings as a cool front swings on through, it's going to be dry, take your sunglasses, you may need sunscreen. it looks perfect. scott and brian, we're excited. go nats tomorrow. >> so the cards and nats, they are even down the regular season. they played nine times. nats won five of them, but here at home, they are 3-1 against the cardinals. >> home field advantage. thanks, scott. if you are riding the
job jetting around the country, giving speeches, raising money in san francisco to new york city while trying to raise taxes on virginians, maybe there wouldn't have been over 100,000 jobs lost in virginia. >> recent polls show tim kaine leading george allen by more than four points. >>> if it sounds like a bad idea, then it probably is especially when you think about getting into the ring during a bull fight. >> coming up next the frightening scene that left many people -- >> why, people, why? barack obama and the liberals s $4,000. >> we're checking on that coming up next. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for ever
violent crime in inner cities, bring opportunity to the inner cities. bring people out of poverty in the inner cities. teach people, good discipline. that is civil society, charities and civic groups and churches do to help one another make them realize they have value in one another. martha: that is when thing started to take a bit of a turn. gong man ryan ended interview rather abruptly. after this exchange. follow the reporter pushes him on tax cuts. you can do all by cutting taxes with a big tax cut? >> ryan respond, those are your words, not mine. off-camara ryan's press secretary was heard, thank you very much, sir. that's when paul ryan begins removing his mic and leaving, adding quote, that was trying to strange you're stuffing words in people's minds. >> i don't know if it is strange. >> ryan fires backs sound like you're trying to put answers to questions. that's where it ended. the local michigan station pulled that part of the interview off the website. they said the time was up and everyone making big deal out of nothing. congressman ryan's team statement they issued.
scheduled to fly out around 9:30 after fundraisers and a night out in the city. >>> san francisco supervisors scheduled to decide today whether to remove sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. he was suspended after pleading guilty to false imprisonment of his wife. >>> and the oakland as are at home tonight against the detroit tigers. the play-off game is a sellout. the as have to win three in a row at home to advance to the league championship series and the giants are in cincinnati, they got to do the same. good luck to both. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,, ,,,,,, >>> let's check the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been on now for a little more than an hour so we are stacking things up towards the macarthur maze. 20 minutes to get you on the bridge right now. so yeah it's back-to-work commute for some folks. here's a live look at the milpitas cam. westbound 237 looks better heading towards san jose for the silicon valley commuters. drive times westbound 580 you will notice that is in the red more than a half hour between the altamont pass an
of from office. they will here from the city's attorney and ethics commission. >>> the former penn state assistant coach was accused of offending 10 boys. jerry sandusky is also expected to speak. yesterday he issued an audio statement from jail maintaining his innocence. >> they can take away my life and in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> jerry sandusky's case led to the firing of the football coach joe paterno and trials are pending for pnc park state administrators who are accused of lying to a jury. >>> right now estimated damage from weekend vandalism is at $12,000. yesterday they replaced shattered windows and cleaning paint at the oakland tribune and st. haul. people marched downtown to protest the war in afghanistan. no arrests were made. >>> a step could be taken to increase the number of red light candles. it automatically sends citations. they will work on expanding it to 30 and that could increase income by as much as $40,000 a month with cameras. >>> let's look at the early morning commute, hey, sal. >>> traffic looks good about the bay. >>> so
everywhere in the county and city. >> yes, yes. >> let's tell folks where sophie's creeps is. >> they just opened up a location in bell vee dear square. they're all located near charles theater, owens mills and another place also. >> something different than usual. >> mccabe's? >> mccabe's is in hampton. it's off the avenue. it's well going just for the atmosphere and the delicious food. >> so much fun. thank you for coming in. baltimore magazine on stands. >> on stands now. >> pick up a copy. we have answers to your pet questions when we come back. first here are some of the events going on around town this weekend. >> welcome back. joining us now to answer your pet questions is dr. hammond. dillan was just running on a treadmill a second ago. >> dillan is so excited that the o's run. he is insane. go! we won the game! just have fun. congratulations, by the way torque the orioles. congratulations mr. angelo. did a good job. >> this is just a puppy. >> five years old actually. >> puppy. i have seen bigger ones than this. he's a small one. >> don't listen to john. >> i thought he was just a
houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's mail deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers day at their polling place. >>> well, both the nats and orioles are two wins away from moving on to the next round of the playoffs. skins' fans get to know the backup. >> yeah. >> dave ross is back with your sports headlines. >> are you ready? playoff basebal tomorrow in washington, d.c. >> going to be a good day. >> beautiful day, 1:00. get out there. i can't wait. going to be exciting. okay, yesterday not so good in st. louis. but they are the defending world champions. they're pretty good, too, right? >> we split. >> that was the key. wanted to get at least one out of two in st. louis. did that. if it goes five, that fifth game ll be here in d.c. back to yesterday, not going to dwell on it too much, but it wasn't pretty. jordan zimmerman had day he'd like to forget. only 3 innings. four runs came in the 2nd inning here. nats tried to chip away. this is adam laroche after zimmerman had gone yard. back to back jack. thought maybe there
. >> but a fir tst. >> it is. >> your tuesday forecast. showers in the upper midwest, twin cities, green bay. spreading later to chicago and kansas city. morning sprinkle in the northeast. thunderstorms in florida. scattered showers in bay area. >> of 70s, sacramento, albuquerque. 40s, fargo to minneapolis. 60s, kansas sitty to new york. >> here is a story we are simply head over heels for, or the other way around. trying to figure that out. no matter. either way. >> congratulations to 16-year-old miranda ferguson of dallas, texas. set a new guinness world record, 35 consecutive back handsprings. training for her attempt for about a year. >> it took her all the way from one 15 yard line to the other. she battered the old mark by three full handsprings. so, good for her. that's a flipping great world record. >> don't know how she didn't hurl at the end of that. good going. >> she may have. not going to show you that. you may have seen the massive wreck at the sprint cup car. >> what we can learn, by looking at that mess right there. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ crash into me ♪
for relief from tough headaches. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. occasional rain in new york, 60. showers in miami, 88. mostly sunny in dallas, 81. cloudy in los angeles, 74. let's check your national forecast. an offshore storm brings rain up the east coast to maine. a cold front swings through the great lakes region. it will be dry in the west and south except for a few showers and thunderstorms in southern florida. >>> in sports this morning, the orioles put the heat back on the yankees in the american league division series. at first, what a move at home by ichiro suh seay -- suzuki. he's safe. in the third, chris davis with a rocket to right to tie the series. the cards broke out the bats against the nationals. alan craig goes solo hitting one deep to left. carlos beltran hit two monster blasts. the third time he's homered twice in the postseason. the cardinals even the national league division series at one game each. in football, the jets made a game of it against the texans. matt schaub made it look easy top first drive, tossing a 34-yard
from rookie pinch hitter tyler moore. washington beat st. louis 3-2 in the city's first post season game since 1933. >> it was fun, i think the atmosphere was great, the fans here some of the best fans in baseball, so it is a great place to play. >> every time you win a game, it is huge. they played in a playoff game or the wild card game before. i think it was good for us to get a w. >> it is baseball, there is no science behind it. baseball just about controlling your heartbeat and you know, we did that today. >> now among the 47,000 people packing busch stadium yesterday there was also a group of vocal nats fans. game two against the cardinals starts at 4:37 p.m. and then our first home game of the series is of course on wednesday at noon. something i think all of us here in washington are looking forward to. mike and andrea? >> of course we are looking forward to it. >> that is going to be a tough ticket on get on wednesday. the success of all of our sports team in the region has been a good thing for local businesses. specifically you know at the sports bars and restaurants. th
of a guidance counsellor here in new york city because of the modeling photos she took 17 years ago. we'll talk about that, but let's start this half hour with a caffein controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a
of the reason she has to enforce a city requirement that all outside companies apply for the space to be used. >> it protect me from having personal liability if anything happens if a child is hurt or injured. >> there is caution on the parent's side too. >> a possible solution would be that the city's working with the school remeasured the space that the school is using. >> that is it for abc 7 news at 5:00. new polls show the shift in the race for the white house. >> all i could think was, what a liar. he was just very good at it. >> what jerry sandusky is saying after his sentencing. >> the new starts right now at 6:00. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> in the battle for the white house, the first lady works to win voters in loudon county, a swing county in a swing state. this is a live look at the loudon county fairgrounds where mrs. obama is just finishing speaking with voters. a new service shows mitt romney
approaching the top. nirapathpongporn. still cleaning up accident activity. leaving stafford, dale city across the occoquan and then from lorton leading up towards the franconaspringfield parkway. >>> yeah. all right. the d.c. region is buzzing today. the nats are hosting their first ever postseason game and it is crucial. >> the team that wins game 3 goes on to win the series, statistically. dave ross is life at nats park on or. how cool is this? really is. going to be electrifying at 1:07 when they throw out that first pitch, first playoff pitch ever in nationals history. have not had playoff here in d.c. for 79 years. the nats got the job done in st. louis. they earned that two-game serie split there. the guy taking to the hill today, edwin jackson. a lot riding on this right hander's shoulders. he got 10 wins in the regular season. he used to play for st. louis so he knows the cardinals as well. he faced them one time this year and not very good, two innings, allowed nine runs. but his teammates are confident he will be better this time around. as far as game 2 goes, it's a memory that the
, green bay, moving into chicago, kansas city. >> mostly 50s in the northeast, 60s in the midwest, and 70s from albuquerque to boise. >>> you know it's getting to be halloween time when we have stories like this. you're about to see. charlie brown, eat your heart out. >> he surely would love that massive pumpkin. set a california state record yesterday when the was weighed at a pumpkin festival. 1,775 pounds. that is a full 71 pounds more than last year's record weight. by the way, crops in the state of oregon, that's where the great pumpkin this year was grown. >>> all right. and here's a bizarre one from sunday night over on kwfs. they were pitching an android tablet from kids. when the guest host, cassie slain on left started having some problems. you see her patting her chest. >> she appeared to faint. the co-host caught her and he also continued to talk about the product like nothing had happened. slain was apparently suffering from low blood sugar. but she is fine now. the weird part he kind of kept talking despite, you know -- her passing out. crazy. you know. >> i already know that
nice and clear really from dale city to the beltway. and road work looks to be completely over. a live look as you make your way past the occoquan northbound, a little volume as you head towards the beltway. nothing you can't handle in your travel speed, excellent. about 61 miles per hour. 11 minutes to get from the occoquan to the beltway, and continuing on 395, no problems there. nice and clear as well. from duke, no issues as you head over the 14th street bridge really in both directions northbound and southbound, you're clear. i'm back in ten with a look at your rails. aaron, you remember that? excellent. over to you. >> party time, absolutely. thanks a lot, danella. >>> this morning a change of pace in decision 2012. vice president joe biden and gop challenger paul ryan put each other to the test during last night's debate. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s.
's names for girls. >>> could you live on $30 a week? coming up a city leader takes on the challenge to shine a light on an important cause. >> later a giant brawl that involves two wedding parties, reaction from witnesses coming up from.s up from.s >>> taking a journey on the highway costing you big time this columbus day, the national average for regular unleaded up 12% since this time last year, now $3.82 a gallon. you think that's bad? it's a lot worse if you live in california, the golden state seeing a record high average price of $4.67 a gallon as it deals with refinery problems. mean while just in time for the holiday shopping season wal- mart and american express are teaming up to offer a prepaid card service. it has no minimum balance, no monthly or annual fees and no overdraft charges. the service called bluebird will launch next week online in over 4,000 wal-mart stores. red bull is charging further into the energy drink market by adding fruit flavors. reports saying this spring customers will be able to get a high octane drink with lime, cranberry and blueberry flavors.
by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nationals team this year. >> definitely tough. i wanted to go out there and go deep in the game, try to get out
. that special homecoming dance is this friday at the brunswick city park from 8:00 until 11:00. >>> almost a full year after the jerry sandusky scandal erupted, the coach will learn how much time he is going to spend behind bars. andrea mccarren is live in bellefonte, pennsylvania, where sandusky gets his sentencing tomorrow. andrea. >> derek, tonight we know that jerry sandusky is expected to testify in court tomorrow and so are as many as six of his ten victims. >> how do you feel? >> although the 68-year-old sandusky did not testify at his june trial, he is expected to speak at his sentencing tearing tomorrow. >> i anticipate he's going to say he is innocent and he wants to repeal his trial and work on getting a new trial. >> in' sandusky's own lawyers are predicting a harsh sentence. >> a 30 year sentence if i had to guess, given all the mandatories that apply. >> the former penn state coaching legend and founder of the second mile charity for at risk children faces a minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum of more than 218 years. his lawyer met with sandusky two hours ago
. things look great dale city to woodbridge. we'll take a live look outside in spring field. a few brake lights coming up to the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. >> see you then. >>> later today a judge is going to sentence former penn state football coach jerry sandusky. >> the 68-year-old sandusky maintains his innocence following his conviction earlier this year on child sex abuse charges. kristin fisher joins us live with more on what's expected in court later today. >> reporter: good morning. jerry sandusky did not testify at his june trial but he is expected to speak at today's sentencing and he's expected to proclaim his innocence. in fact, yesterday sandusky even called in to the penn state radio station from his jail cell to essentially give a preview of what he's expected to say in court this morning. here's part of that recording. >> they can take away my life. they came make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: former assistant footba
sandusky's refusal to admit guilt, we have seen this before and in fact, in our area. the city of falls church was rocked by the child molestation case of michael gardner. peggy fox, you covered this trial start to finish and you have an exclusive interview today. >> i sat down with the parents of one of his victims. their daughter was only 10 years old when michael gardner molested her and another girl at her daughter's slumber party. when mr. rice heard what mr. sandusky said, it was like deja vu. despite the fact michael gardner was convicted of sexually abusing two young girls, close friends and family members, including his wife, former falls church mayor, robyn gardner, refused to believe he did it. on his sentencing day last month, gardner offered no apology. instead, he insisted he had been wrongly convicted. dan and christina rice, whose daughter was molested by gardner were not surprised. >> gardner and sandusky continue to say that they are innocent, why do you think? >> because they are still fighting it. also, they have wives that love them and families that support them
lot of confusion for travelers at union station. people headed north to major cities like newark, new york, and boston. they were forced to make alternate plans. >> i had to change all my plans. i was going to new york. i had a bunch of business meetings. i have to figure whether i'm going to fly up or do all this remotely. >> we're not sure how we'll get north to philly. and it is pretty upsetting. i only had one day to see my sister. so we're hoping that somehow we'll get north. >> the outage also affected marc train service. normal service was restored at about 1:00 this afternoon. however, track repairs continue. >>> to the race for the white house. today in a poll taken after the presidential debate shows a surge for mitt romney. he is up now by five points over president obama in the midwest where ohio and iowa could determine the winner in november. both candidates happen to be campaigning in those states today. steve handelsman joins us now from the hill with more on a shift in strategy for romney. steve? >> reporter: thanks, jim. just a few weeks ago, mitt romney had all but
that the county and city made over the last few years. >> the project is a partnership between the county and the city of rockville aimed at spurring economic growth. the development will generate more than $10 million for montgomery county. >>> we do have some good news to report for all our viewers. gwinnett and the dish network reached an agreement regarding this network's countedded retransmission of gwinnett stations and that includes wusa9. gwinnett and dish have been in talks to keep all the company stations on dish and the agreement means dish users will not miss any newscasts, hit cbs shows, or the nfl or sec football. >>> coming up, he's behind bars, but the primary suspect in the disappearance of natalie holloway says he's going to be a dad. >>> the next time you hear somebody say -- tell them about this story you're going to see after the break. it's a story on the human cost of drugs and you won't soon forget it. coming up next. >>> the next time you hear someone say, it's just marijuana, 9 wants you to know about one local mother's story. maria lost her only son in a high pr
in new york to display the ads in the new york city subway system. the signs are also up on some san francisco city buses. metro's lawyers told the judge on thursday that it did have verifiable threats talking to the f.b.i. they said there were concerns of threats of violence for the ads did go up in d.c. today. again, just one ad in four stations here at u street on georgia avenue, glenmont and also the takoma stations. metro transit police say they are ready in case there are any protests. >> thank you. >>> an outbreak of a rare form of meningitislinged to a steroid injection has now grown to nearly 100 cases. >> nine states have reported case and seven people have died. mary ann rafferty has more. >> reporter: the steroid injects is believed to have originated from the new england compounding center in massachusetts. there are 91 confirmed cases of mungal men i think juvenile diabetes we are investigating an unusual outbreak of meningitis. >> more than 17,000 vials of contaminate steroid have been ship touted nearly 100 facilities in 23 states. despite the number, only a select po
york city subway system. melanie alnwick has details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. no signs of the ads yet. but they are supposed to be up some time today. lawyers for the transit system told the judge thursday that the fbi was investigating a credible threat of violence if the posters went up here in d.c. but the judge went ahead and ordered those posters be placed into metro systems and said basically this was a first amendment issue. they say, in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel, defeat jihad. many say the ads are offensive, because they equate muslims with savages. citing those concerns from the fbi, metro wanted to delay displaying the ads until the protests in the middle east over that innocence of muslims films has subsided. the sponsors sued to have them put up immediately and won. riders have mixed feelings. >> it's discrimination, because it's not right to generalize the jihad terrorists and muslims. >> they should be allowed on free speech grounds, but i think it's irresponsible. >> this is america,
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